Ponte Vedra, Florida-based Advanced Disposal, an integrated environmental services company, has announced that Michael J. Hoffman will be joining the board of directors, where he will serve as chair of the company's Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and as a member of the Audit Committee.
Hoffman has held a number of key leadership positions during his 40-year tenure at The Toro Co., Bloomington, Minnesota, across a broad range of cross-functional disciplines, including service, sales, marketing and operations. He presently serves as chairman of the board of The Toro Co., a role he has held since 2006. Hoffman was also chief executive officer from 2005 to 2016 and was elected president of The Toro Co. in 2004.
In addition to his current responsibilities at The Toro Co, Hoffman serves on the boards of Donaldson Co. Inc., the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management and the Toro Foundation. He earned his bachelor's degree in marketing management from the University of St. Thomas in Saint Paul, Minnesota, and an MBA from the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management.
Hoffman meets the independence qualifications outlined by the New York Stock Exchange and his appointment became effective Oct. 3, 2017. Upon Mr. Hoffman's appointment, all the committees of Advanced Disposal's board of directors were comprised of independent board members.
"Michael Hoffman's insights and perspectives from his extensive experiences both as the leader of a public company and from serving on the board of a diverse set of organizations will help guide Advanced Disposal," says Richard Burke, CEO. "We look forward to working with him as we continue to grow as a public company."